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Prevention and Treatment: Drugs are in Forsyth County

Prevention and Treatment: Drugs are in Forsyth County

Bella Angell, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016 • 359 views
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According to the Forsyth County Georgia Student Health Survey 2015, local high school seniors reported that 21 percent used alcohol, 13 percent used marijuana and/or 2.3 percent have used painkillers that were not prescribed in the past 30 days. Officials hate to admit it, but it is true. The use of...

Amazon Prime… or else

Amazon Prime… or else

Jessica Prouty, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016 • 132 views
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Amazon, one of the world’s leading online retail sources, has been cherished by all at some point or another. Upon opening physical book stores, which offered the same discounted prices to everyone, the company saw an immediate growth in sales. However, in the midst of all the money-making, the company...

The Clown Apocalypse Is Here

The Clown Apocalypse Is Here

Holley Murray, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016 • 156 views
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By now, it is hard for one to not be aware of the rumored sightings of clowns stalking around sidewalks and terrorizing communities. Reports have been made of people dressing in baggy and colorful “clown” clothing and chasing or threatening people (specifically children and teenagers). There is plenty...

Google Announces the Release of Their New $79 VR Headset

Google Announces the Release of Their New $79 VR Headset

Claire Canada, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016 • 112 views
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In early October, Google announced the release of a new virtual reality headset called Daydream View. The cloth headset’s price is set at $79 and comes with a VR motion controller that would normally be in a much higher price range. Daydream View is revolutionizing the market and advancing virtual...

The Truth of Amendment I: Looking Between the Lines

The Truth of Amendment I: Looking Between the Lines

Bella Angell, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016 • 120 views
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Voters should be aware that there are several amendments to alter the Georgia Constitution on the November ballot.  Amendment I will affect schools in Georgia and the Georgia PTA, leading several school boards to make proclamations that their communities are against the amendment.  A class action lawsuit...

Why Aren’t We Talking About Haiti?

Why Aren’t We Talking About Haiti?

JoAnn Ahn, News Editor
November 2, 2016 • 140 views
Filed under News, Showcase, World

It’s been almost a month since Hurricane Matthew hit the southeastern coast of the United States and the Caribbean. The aftermath is still extremely evident with thousands of people left homeless, without family and friends, and some without hope. The extensive damage caused by Matthew resulted in...

San Andreas Fault Expecting Huge Earthquake

San Andreas Fault Expecting Huge Earthquake

Abby Marks, Staff Writer
November 1, 2016 • 157 views
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On Monday, Oct. 3, small tremors of an earthquake, highest being a measure of 4 out of 10 on the Richter Scale, off the coast of Bombay Beach in the San Andreas Fault rumbled for more than 24 hours straight. Not many people on land felt the shaking, but seismologists have swarmed to the area for investigation....

NFHS Welcomes Dr. Brown

NFHS Welcomes Dr. Brown

Kayla Salemi, Staff Writer
October 25, 2016 • 301 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

North Forsyth High School welcomed a myriad of new faces to our campus this year, and among those hundred faces is a new assistant principal named Dr. Brown. Although not originally from Georgia, he seems to be enjoying life here. He is originally from New Jersey. He has been in the teaching business...

Locals Show Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

Locals Show Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

Sydney Martin, Staff Writer
October 25, 2016 • 155 views
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Aside from being the beginning of fall and Halloween, October is also recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). Every year, many events are held to honor people whose lives have been affected by breast cancer in some way and to spread awareness about cancer. A list of all the events...

Former Portuguese P.M. Antonio Guterres to be U.N. Secretary General

Former Portuguese P.M. Antonio Guterres to be U.N. Secretary General

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
October 25, 2016 • 163 views
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On Thursday, Oct. 6, the 15 members of the United Nations Security Council met in New York City and agreed that former Portuguese Prime Minister and former head of the U.N. High Commission for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, should succeed Ban-Ki-moon as the U.N. Secretary General. The choice was reaffirmed b...

Recent Presidential Debates Get Heated

Recent Presidential Debates Get Heated

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor
October 17, 2016 • 184 views
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The recent presidential debate between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump has sparked much controversy in America over which candidate is truly best suited for the position of Commander-in-Chief.  The debate, held at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, opened...

The Continuous Explosion of Samsung Industry

The Continuous Explosion of Samsung Industry

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer
October 17, 2016 • 171 views
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Beginning with the launch of the their Note 7, and now continuing on to the brand’s washing machines, Samsung has recalled millions of their products due to combustible reasons. The South Korean company began experiencing complications nearly immediately after the release of the Samsung Galaxy Note...

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